Burlesk King


1h 49m 1999

Brief Synopsis

A look at the harsh lives of Filipino 'macho dancers,' young men who dance and turn tricks with foreign businessmen in Manila night clubs. One such dancer, Harry, the son of an American soldier, works hard to escape the depressing poverty of his country.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1999
Distribution Company
Strand Releasing; Fortissimo Films; Strand Releasing

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 49m

Synopsis

A look at the harsh lives of Filipino 'macho dancers,' young men who dance and turn tricks with foreign businessmen in Manila night clubs. One such dancer, Harry, the son of an American soldier, works hard to escape the depressing poverty of his country.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1999
Distribution Company
Strand Releasing; Fortissimo Films; Strand Releasing

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 49m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States February 2000

Released in United States October 1999

Released in United States on Video April 6, 2006

Released in United States on Video October 16, 2001

Released in United States September 1999

Released in United States Summer June 30, 2000

Shown at Berlin International Film Festival (Panorama) February 9-20, 2000.

Released in United States February 2000 (Shown at Berlin International Film Festival (Panorama) February 9-20, 2000.)

Released in United States February 2000 (Shown at the European Film Market February 9-20, 2000)

Released in United States on Video April 6, 2006

Shown at Chicago International Film Festival (in competition) October 6-21, 1999.

Shown at the European Film Market February 9-20, 2000

Shown at Toronto International Film Festival (Contemporary World Cinema) September 9-18, 1999.

Released in United States Summer June 30, 2000

Released in United States September 1999 (Shown at Toronto International Film Festival (Contemporary World Cinema) September 9-18, 1999.)

Released in United States October 1999 (Shown at Chicago International Film Festival (in competition) October 6-21, 1999.)

Released in United States on Video October 16, 2001